Building Services Worker Lead

Rockville, MD
Feb 14, 2017
Mar 28, 2017
Full Time



Job Title:

Building Service Worker Lead

Position #:




Bargaining Status:






Salary Range:

$17.10 - $23.16 per hour

Online applications must be received by Monday, March 27th 2017


Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has need for a full-time, Building Service Worker Lead, # S03337, in the Facilities Department. The normal work schedule is Tuesday - Saturday, 5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for analyzing and establishing staffing plan and operational priorities with the Supervisor, according to the daily staffing level and Team Cleaning program requirements. This position evaluates the need for training employees based upon observation and visual inspection. This position is responsible for cleaning and disinfecting classrooms, labs, offices, administrated areas, public areas, and restrooms.


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide guidance and instruction to other Building Services Workers in the duties of custodial work.

  • Receive and delegate work assignments.

  • Navigate the Colleges computer maintenance management system via desktop computer and/or mobile device.

  • Enter service requests as necessary.

  • Inspect, assess, and check work of other Building Services Workers and building(s) within assigned areas.

  • May reassign employees or change duties within the team to accommodate unexpected or unforeseen building problems and absenteeism.  

  • Check on team members periodically throughout shift to see if supplies and/or equipment are needed.

  • Ensure employees are on schedule in the cleaning route.

  • Inspect and evaluate work of team employee to maintain a high level of cleanliness.  

  • Check, schedule, review, and complete work orders/PMs (preventative maintenance) on a daily basis.

  • Assure that custodial closets are stocked with proper equipment and appropriate level of expendable supplies.

  • Provide or participate in, training in all aspects of the Building Services Workers responsibilities and assist with specialized training (safety and equipment usage) with staff.

  • Assure all Building Services Workers within area are adequately trained.

  • Assist Supervisor in formal in-service training as well as provide individual training.  

  • Assist Supervisor and provide feedback to Supervisor to document overall job performance of individual Building Services Workers.

  • Participate in employee performance review meetings.

  • Assist and conduct inspections within areas of responsibility as well as within the entire College Campus.

  • Clean and dust white boards, vents, walls, windows sills, venetian blinds, and furniture.

  • Empty trash and recycle bins, replace trash and recycle liners and transport to disposal area.

  • Straighten classroom chairs and office furniture. Spot clean doors, light fixtures, elevators, stairs, tracks, steps, and handrails.

  • Replace burnt out light bulbs.

  • Clean and maintain a variety of hard and soft floor surfaces (Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT), Terrazzo and Carpet etc.) Sweep, mop, scrub, strip, wax, and buff floors.

  • Vacuum, shampoo, and spot clean carpet. Remove gum from carpet and mats.

  • Monitor assigned areas throughout the shift to maintain high level of cleanliness including corridors, restrooms, classrooms, and entrance ways.

  • Clean and disinfect toilets, urinals, sinks, stalls, partitions, walls, mirrors, and vents.

  • Clean and polish fixtures, doors, floor drain, and floors.

  • Remove trash and transport to disposal area.

  • Replenish supplies, toilet tissue, hand towels, soap, and sanitary bags.

  • Power and foam wash restrooms weekly.

  • Fill out and submit daily usage sheets, supply request forms, and submit time sheets.

  • Assist in snow removal operations. Remove snow from entrance ways, ramps, and steps.

  • Spread ice melt on entrance ways, ramps, and steps.

  • Operate snow blowers, shovels, and salt spreaders.

  • Assist with set-ups and break downs of tables, chairs, podiums, and moves.

  • Safe use and handling of all equipment; including: low 450(RPM) and high speed 1500(RPM) machines, wet vacuum, wet and dry carpet cleaning equipment and perform minimum scheduled maintenance on equipment (i.e. filter check and replacement/cleaning). Operate vacuums and backpack vacuum-cleaners and attachments.

  • Replace light bulbs and fluorescent light tubes as needed daily. Re-lamp classrooms, labs, hallways, and restrooms annually.

  • Assist other building service workers with changing lights as needed.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED and any combination of education, training, and experience providing understanding of the field and the ability to perform the duties of the job.

  • Two (2) years of building custodial experience and experience with office moves/relocations.

  • Knowledge and application of procedures and techniques of building custodial/janitorial work, tools, equipment, and materials used, and necessary hazards/safety precautions and procedures.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with institutional cleaning practices and cleaning chemicals and their proper usage.

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), the Internet, and College computer applications may be required.

  • Valid driver's license and evidence of a good driving record is required.

  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate two-way radio.

  • Experience with Green Cleaning Products and Processes.

Application Process

  • Online applications must be received by Monday, February 27th 2017.
    To apply, please visit
  • The application process includes 10 steps.
  • Step 10 is a Summary of your information. You can update and edit information up to the closing date for the receipt of applications for a specific job announcement.

  • For consideration, you must:

    1. Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;

    2. Complete a set of pre-screening questions (Step 4); and

    3. E-sign your application. (Step 9)

Failure to complete the pre-screening questions or to e-sign your application will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire

  • Successful completion of a background check

  • Participation in a retirement plan

  • Submission of an official transcript of the degree required for the position


Note: This recruitment effort can take 6-12 weeks (from the deadline date) to fill.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.


For disability- related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to:
at least two weeks
in advance.


Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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